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Lunch Club Assistants

Volunteers are required to serve meals and drinks at our Lunch Club at two locations:

2 hours per week, 12-2pm

  • Brooklands Gardens, Market Harborough, LE16 9DL (Tuesday)
  • Thorncroft, 244 London Rd, Leicester LE5 5TP (Wednesday)

Experience is not necessary, however, a pleasant personality is required.

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Car Drivers

We now have volunteering opportunities in the City Day Centres as a Volunteer Car Driver, you are required to transport Age UK service users with your own vehicle from the home to the Day Centre and return, supporting the service user during travel. Main duties involve; Assisting, collecting, and returning service users to and from their home in the mornings and then returning them later in the day. Mileage is paid on a monthly basis. Valid MOT, Tax and business Insurance is required (business insurance for a volunteer is free to add to any policy)

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Dementia Singing Group Volunteer

We have a volunteering oportunity in Ashby, can you sing? How are your tea making skills?

The main duties of this role will be welcoming people to the group, supporting individuals and the group by singing enthusiastically.  Also making & serving hot/cold drinks. This will ensure everyone has a good time!

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Day Care Volunteer/Passenger Assistant

We are looking for volunteers to help our day care organisers to develop and maintain our wellbeing services. The role involves working to support activities, including planned excursions. Main duties will consist of providing support and assistance to users of our day care groups.

As a Passenger Assistant, you would also be assisting Age UK service users that attend our day centres via Age UK Transport. The main duties involve assisting the Minibus driver in collecting and returning service users from their residence, assisting service users to and from the vehicle, alerting the driver to any issues while in travel - alongside assisting at the day centre in between journeys with activities, service user support, trips out and meals.

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Telephone Befriending Volunteers

We are looking for dedicated volunteers who can give their time to support older people who are at risk of social isolation. As a telephone befriender you are part of a small group of dedicated volunteers who make calls from a city based call centre to older people to help alleviate any isolation and loneliness they may be experiencing.

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Mentoring Volunteers

We are looking for dedicated volunteers who can give a few hours a week to support older people who are at risk of social isolation. As a Mentor you support older people who need short- to mid-term support following a change in circumstances such as reduced mobility or isolation or loss of confidence after a spell in hospital.

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Bucket Collectors

We are looking for Volunteers to help raise money for the charity by standing inside/outside buildings with a collection bucket.

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Administration Assistant Volunteer

To provide general administration support to the Care Services Office at our Thorncroft building on London road, Leicester. (Ideally volunteering on Monday and Tuesday, 10am-2pm)

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Anything Goes Project Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to facilitate activity sessions and/or social groups for small numbers of people who have been experiencing loneliness and/or isolation within 5 wards (Belgrave, Spinney Hills, Evington, Thurncourt, and Wycliffe). You will need to be aware of cultural differences and to show empathy to clients, and in some cases, the ability to speak more than one language (Asian and/or Eastern European).

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Shop Assistant

Volunteers required assisting customers, principally members of the public, to make purchases of clothes and miscellaneous items donated to the charity in a ‘High Street’ shop setting. You must be able to act as shop cashier as well as maintain and assist in stock control. Major tasks include preparing donated items for sale, which may consist of sorting and steam pressing clothing, washing and cleaning items of bric-a-brac, polishing furniture and preparing books.

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Men in Sheds

Volunteers are needed to assist the co-ordinator with the day-to-day running of the shed, with particular emphasis on Health and Safety, providing guidance to new members, and keeping the Shed in good general condition.
 
Please note: this position will be based in Loughborough

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Warehouse Assistant

We need volunteers to help assist customers, principally members of the public, to make purchases of furniture and miscellaneous items donated to the charity in a warehouse setting. You must be able to act as shop cashier as well as maintain and assist in stock control. Major tasks include preparing donated items for sale, which may consist of sorting, cleaning, and polishing furniture.

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Catering Assistant

We are looking for volunteers to help on various days and different times in our ‘Seasons Restaurant,’ at Clarence House. Duties include; food preparation, pot washing, clearing tables, and helping customers. Experience not needed, but good communication skills, and a friendly nature is required.

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Fundraising Team

You will help assist at various events and activities throughout the year to raise money for the charity and expand knowledge of the fantastic work that we do. Some ideas include running stalls at Summer Fayres, helping with bucket collections, organising Christmas Carol Concerts, serving snacks and drinks at local Fashion shows, and dedicating your time organising and managing afternoon teas and talks.

Volunteers will not be expected to commit a regular amount of time but could help on an event by event basis.

This is also a great opportunity for you to learn new skills, make new friends, gain invaluable experience, and make a difference to the charity.

If you feel you could contribute your time and commitment, please contact Nimisha Patel on 0116 2992256 or email Nimisha.patel@ageukleics.org.uk